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Willmar tornado is rated a major EF-3 event

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5:30 p.m. Saturday update


WILLMAR - The tornado that hit southeast of Willmar Friday evening was "major" tornado rated as a low-end EF-3 by the National Weather Service.

That means winds were most likely in the 136-150 mph range, said Todd Krause, a meteorologist with the service, during an interview Saturday afternoon.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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